Women lawyers, have you struggled to find a fashionable, yet professional, bag to bring to the office? Are you worried that your colleagues won’t take you seriously if your bag is too “cute”? Worse yet, have you finally managed to find a fashionable bag that’s professional enough for the office, but later discovered that it simply won’t hold your files? If any of these situations have happened to you, please take comfort in the fact that you are not alone.
Speaking as a legal fashionista, I know that it’s possible to be professional and tasteful while still expressing a degree of individuality. That is what fashion is supposed to be all about—and whether you’d like to look cute, elegant, or trendy, there are ways to accomplish each fashion goal without going overboard.